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Aransas County, Texas

US county information
NameAransas County
Largest cityRockport
US Area
Total Area528 sq mi (1367.5 km2)
Land Area252 sq mi (652.7 km2)
Water Area276 sq mi (714.8 km2)
Population22497 (2000)
Density34.4/km2 (89/sq mi)
Named forThe Rio Nuestra Senora de Aranzazu, a Spanish outpost in early Texas
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Aransas County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. It is part of the Corpus Christi Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of 2000, the population was 22,497. Its county seat is Rockport . (See List of Texas county name etymologies.) Aransas County was formed in 1871 from Refugio County.

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